By the time I was 15 I was drinking and partying every weekend. I had a child and was in an abusive relationship so asked God to get me out of it – and He did. But I still felt lost and started taking drugs. Then I met someone who talked about God as a friend…
Three years ago I found myself trapped in my own web of lies and deception. I was a compulsive gambler and nothing else had any true meaning for me. Gambling sucked everything away and I could think of nothing else.
My husband and I had a pretty sad marriage before we both became Christians. We started off okay but quickly fell into long periods of not talking to each other. We didn’t know what to do or how to fix it, and many times I felt like leaving him. We were using drugs daily to get through life and keep up a pretence of being happy.
I thought I would never be free from that dark cloud. But I was! The Lord healed me.
I am Chinese-Indonesian and was raised in Indonesia in a Buddhist family. After my 5 year old son died I decided to follow Jesus, because He gave me comfort and strength to get through my grief.
After falling pregnant with Alfio when she shouldn’t have, Barbara received a very strong assurance from God, despite her doctor’s advice to terminate, that she would have a healthy baby. She did!
It took many years of persevering in prayer, but God was able to wonderfully and miraculously heal Saul of a number of severe behavioural issues.
As a young teenager Charlie experienced severe depression and learning difficulties – that’s all changed now…
A few years ago Sharon’s life could hardly have got any worse after abuse as a child, depression and consequent alcoholism. Now it could hardly be any better, with miraculous healings of her mind, body and heart.
Flick had a particularly tough year in 2016, including the death of her grandfather and a friend dealing with severe depression. With lots of prayer and help from God, not only was Flick strengthened herself, but she was able to help others – and learn some great lessons at the same time.
There was a time in my life when I didn’t know Jesus. I always believed there was a God, but I was seeking something more than just going to church on Sunday – I was seeking a personal experience.
Andrew was working as an engineer for a Goulburn mining company, sharing an office with the town’s biggest drug dealer, whose friend came in to share the gospel.